Sarcophaga sp.

Sarcophaga sp.

The Yellow Flesh Fly is easily distinguished by its striped yellow thorax and large bright red eyes. Female flesh flies are ovoviviparous, differing from most flies, producing live or hatching maggots directly onto carrion, dung, rotting organic material or open wounds of mammals.

Location : Melbourne, Australia
Subject : Sarcophaga sp.
Lens : Canon EF 100m f/2.8 USM